Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Kamasada-Cast-Iron-Studio

Japanese cast iron: history, benefits, products, and brands

We have used cast iron cookware to cook our food for centuries. And for good reason, cast iron is durable, healthy, and in my humble opinion, beautiful. No wonder this rather weighty...
Iwachu Castings Works foundry worker

Iwachu cast iron (history, products, teapot use and care)

If you are looking for a Japanese cast iron teapot or kettle, you'll come across a company called Iwachu. Whether you are wanting a bright and cheerful teapot or a traditional kettle,...
Oigen shop

Oigen cast iron (history, how to use, care for your cast-iron)

Are you looking for Japanese cast iron? Then you’re likely to come across two different companies Iwachu and Oigen. Both companies make traditional teapots, kettles, and cookware. In this article, I’ll focus...
Kikuchi San from Oitomi

Oitomi teapots and kettles (history, manufacture, use and care).

Are you looking for an authentic Japanese teapot or kettle? Then you may want to consider one made by Oitomi. Oitomi is one of the few companies that make their products in...
Large selection of cast iron teapots

How to use and care for cast iron teapots, (tips, benefits, restoration)

Do you start your morning with a nice hot cup of tea? Maybe, you like to unwind and relax with a cuppa at the end of the day. But how do you...
Antique Japanese cast iron kettle

Cast iron kettle guide (history, benefits, tips, care, and FAQs).

If you have or if you're looking at purchasing a cast-iron kettle, then you probably have a few questions such as how can I use my kettle? Or my kettle has...
What is Nanbu Tekki?

Nanbu Tekki or Nambu Tekki? (Learn about Japanese cast iron)

If you like using cast iron teapots or kettles, then you might have heard of special ironware from Japan called Nanbu Tekki. Nanbu Tekki not as well-known outside of Japan. But in...

How to use a cast iron teapot? (step by step guide)

Okay, you have a new cast iron teapot now what? Cast iron teapots are really easy to use. But often, manufacturers don't include clear instructions on how to use their teapots. So...
Teapot or kettle or teapot kettle whats the difference?

Japanese cast iron teapot vs kettle. What’s the difference?

If you enjoy a nice cup of tea, then you may have heard that using old-fashioned, cast-iron teapots and kettles is a great way to make that perfect cuppa. In Japan, many...

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